Fall ‘Invaders’ class will study ancient stigmatized minorities

Rakshak Adhikari Staff writer The Department of History will be offering an upper-level elective called “Invaders” in the fall of 2019. The course will “examine the impact of the ‘once-marginal’ people like the Macedonians, the Mongols and the Turks, and draw conclusions about the roles such peoples play in history and critically evaluate the human tendency to scorn the ‘other.’” Aaron Hagler, an assistant professor of history and the instructor of the class, said he was motivated to teach this course because, in most of recorded history, groups and peoples…

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